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Paul J. Block
Vincent J. Galifi
Edward E. Guillet
Alan D. Horn
Kathleen L. Keller-Hobson
Donald G. Lang
Erin M. Lang
Stuart W. Lang
Geoffrey T. Martin
Douglas W. Muzyka
Thomas C. Peddie
Paul J. Block
Mr. Block is Chairman and CEO of Proteus Capital Associates, an investment banking firm. He is also an Executive Mentor with Merryck & Company. From January 1, 2013 until November 15, 2013, Mr. Block was President and CEO of Brasil Beauté, a cosmetics firm. Until December 31, 2012, Mr. Block was also an operating partner of Behrman Capital, a private equity firm. Mr. Block’s U.S. and international experience and insight as past Chairman and President of Revlon International and his long career in the cosmetics and personal care products industry have proven most valuable as the Company pursues penetration into foreign markets. Mr. Block is also a director of the China Retail Fund and a director of the Shanghai-Syracuse University International School of Business. Specific expertise that Mr. Block brings to the board includes marketing, international commerce, sourcing and implementing private equity transactions, strategy development and packaging industry knowledge.
Vincent J. Galifi
Mr. Galifi is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Magna International, a leading global automotive supplier. During Mr. Galifi’s 27-year career at Magna, his responsibilities have included Director of Taxation & Insurance, Vice President & Controller, Vice President Finance and Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Galifi, in addition to his responsibilities within the Finance Department, serves on the Executive Management Committee, the Disclosure Committee and Policy & Procedures Committee as well as advisor to the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee of Magna. Mr. Galifi has Bachelor of Commerce degree, with high distinction, from the University of Toronto. He obtained his C.P.A. designation in 1984 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.
Edward E. Guillet, B.A.
Mr. Guillet's principal occupation is that of an independent human resources consultant/advisor. Prior to January 1, 2007, he was Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Procter & Gamble-Gillette Global Business Unit, a consumer products company. Prior to October 1, 2005, he was Senior Vice President, Human Resources, and an executive officer of The Gillette Company, a personal care products company. Mr. Guillet held positions of increasing responsibility and scope with The Gillette Company, now Procter & Gamble, since 1974. He is a director of Waste Connections, Inc., a NYSE-listed solid waste management company. He sits on its Compensation Committee and is Chair of its Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Guillet brings to the board extensive experience in global human resources strategy, operations and executive compensation.
Alan D. Horn, B.Sc, C.A.
Mr. Horn’s principal occupation is as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Telecommunications Limited. Mr. Horn is also Chairman of the board of Rogers Communications Inc. (a telecommunications company) and a director of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and Fairfax India Holdings Corporation. He is a chartered accountant, and holds a B.Sc. with first class honours in mathematics from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Mr. Horn served as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Rogers Communications Inc. from 1996 to 2006 and was President and Chief Operating Officer of Rogers Telecommunications Limited from 1990 to 1996. He brings to the board his strategic, administrative and financial skills in the context of a large, publicly traded company.
Kathleen L. Keller-Hobson, LL.B., ICD.D
Ms. Keller-Hobson’s principal occupation is that of a corporate director. Prior to January 2015, Ms. Keller-Hobson was a corporate and securities law partner at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP and, prior to October 2011, at Bennett Jones LLP, both international law firms. Prior to October 2006, Ms. Keller-Hobson was a corporate and securities law partner at Torys LLP, also an international law firm, where she practised for 25 years including nine years as Managing Partner of its London, England office. Ms. Keller-Hobson obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Ottawa in 1979. During her 35-year legal career, Ms. Keller-Hobson advised global businesses and boards of directors on significant transactions, critical business issues and risk management. She brings to the board extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance. Ms. Keller-Hobson is also a member of the board of directors of Premium Brands Holdings Corporation, a TSX-listed producer, marketer and distributor of branded speciality food products.
Donald G. Lang, B.A. (Hon.)
Mr. Donald Lang is Executive Chairman of the Company. Prior to May of 2008, Mr. Lang was Vice Chairman and CEO and, prior to May of 2005, President and CEO. He has held positions of progressive responsibility in the Company and its subsidiaries since 1982, including President of the Company’s then largest division, CCL Custom Manufacturing, Inc., based in Chicago. Mr. Lang holds a business graduate degree (HBA) from the Richard Ivey School of Business of the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Lang is also a member of the board of AGF Management Ltd., CCC Group, formerly known as Canada Colors and Chemicals Limited, and a member of the boards of a private company and a non-profit organization. Mr. Lang brings to the board his intimate knowledge of the Company, including its key people, customers and markets.
Erin M. Lang
Ms. Lang is currently the Managing Director of LUMAS Canada, with limited edition photographic for-profit art galleries in Toronto and Vancouver. Ms. Lang has a Master of Science degree in Nonprofit Management from the Milano School of Management and Urban Policy and a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Boston University.
Stuart W. Lang, B.Sc (Eng.)
The principal occupations of Mr. Stuart Lang are that of Head Football Coach for Guelph University and that of corporate director. Prior to his retirement as an officer of the Company on January 31, 2006, Mr. Lang was President of CCL Label International, and was headquartered in England. Mr. Lang has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario. Following a very successful early career with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League, Mr. Lang became involved in the Company in 1982, moving through positions of progressive responsibility and gaining depth of industry knowledge. As a result, Mr. Lang brings to the board wide experience in the technology, manufacturing and markets of the label industry as well as a thorough knowledge of the Label Division of the Company.
Geoffrey T. Martin
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Martin joined CCL as President of the Label Division in April 2001. In May 2008, he assumed the role of President and CEO of the Company. Educated in the U.K., Mr. Martin is an international business leader with a proven track record in turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Martin has extensive experience building greenfield businesses in both consumer and industrial markets. Prior to joining the Company, he was the Senior Group Vice President, Worldwide Converting Graphic and Specialty Tapes, with Avery Dennison Company. Mr. Martin brings to the board his thorough industry knowledge and his understanding and appreciation of operating issues as well as his first-hand experience in mergers and acquisitions and the integration of newly acquired facilities.
Douglas W. Muzyka
The principal occupation of Mr. Muzyka is as Chief Science and Technology Officer of E.I. DuPont de Nemours, an international manufacturer of chemical products, specialty materials, consumer and industrial products. Prior to 2010, Mr. Muzyka was President of DuPont, Greater China and DuPont China Holding Co. Ltd. Prior to July of 2006, Mr. Muzyka was Vice President and General Manager of DuPont Nutrition and Health, and President and CEO of E.I. DuPont de Nemours Canada Company. Until January of 2003, Mr. Muzyka was President and General Manager of DuPont Mexico. Since joining the DuPont organization as a research scientist in 1985, Mr. Muzyka has held numerous key management roles within the company in Hong Kong, the U.S.A., Mexico and Canada. Mr. Muzyka holds bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Western Ontario. To complement his strong operational and administrative skills, Mr. Muzyka also brings to the board considerable experience in new plant start-ups and new venture development in international venues.
Thomas C. Peddie, F.C.A.
Mr. Peddie's principal occupation is that of a corporate director. Prior to September 1, 2016, Mr. Peddie was Executive Vice President and CFO of Corus Entertainment Inc., a publicly traded media company listed on the TSX. Mr. Peddie has been President of WIC Western International Communication; acting President, CFO, and Senior Vice President, Operations, of CTV Television Network; and CFO of The Toronto Sun Publishing Company, Canada Packers, and for the international operations of Campbell Soup in Camden, New Jersey. Mr. Peddie is a chartered accountant and was awarded his FCA designation by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in September 2003. He holds an honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor. Along with his knowledge in matters of finance both domestic and international, Mr. Peddie has experience concerning the financial reporting and control requirements of the TSX, the Province of Ontario, the New York Stock Exchange and the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission.
Ms. Shapansky’s principal occupation is that of a corporate director. Prior to January 1, 2015, Ms. Shapansky was President and Chief Executive Officer of Xerox Canada, a document management company. In her previous role, Ms. Shapansky had responsibility for all Canadian operations including human resources, finance, customer service, marketing and sales. Ms. Shapansky holds an Honours BA in Economics from the University of Waterloo, is a Chartered Accountant and serves as a director on the boards of Catalyst Canada, the Conference Board of Canada and Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters’ (CME) Manufacturing Council of CEOs.
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